Be one of ten Healthcare IT companies selected for HHV's NextHIT accelerator's first class

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Training Sessions
  • Each company will receive a $30,000 investment from Houston Health Ventures, $24,000 worth of services from Rackspace, Inc., office space and amenities at University of Houston's brand new Innovation Center, and much more!
  • We understand that companies applying to NextHIT will be at many different stages, and we want you to get the most out of your time with us. That's why we're tailoring the curriculum to fit the needs of the companies that are accepted to join our first NextHIT class.
  • The intensive 8-week program will allow teams to work on their companies and products with the guidance of startup gurus, healthcare IT professionals, physicians, successful techie-preneurs, and technology officers in Houston, Texas (the city with the largest medical center in the world).
  • Just to give you an idea of some topics we might cover: Market Surveys (Who actually needs your Product?), FDA (What is your path?), Development Timeline Review, Expense Modelling, Marketing101, Executive Summary Development and Review, Perfecting the Pitch
  • Not sure if the NextHIT Accelerator Program is for your healthcare IT or medical devices company? Perhaps you're looking for funding. Submit an Executive Summary to Houston Health Ventures and start the conversation today.
Mentoring
  • Our mentors know health, technology, and entrepreneurship.
  • Our mentors know what it's like to get acquired.
  • Our mentors know what it's like to go public.
  • Get to know some of our mentors by clicking the "People" tab at the top of this page.
Pitch Day
  • Select sponsors, partners, and investors of HHV will be invited to view each of the ten companies present their pitch.
Investment Day
  • External Investment Day enables NextHIT companies to showcase their products and attract additional investments.